Download e-book for kindle: A Glancing Light (Chris Norgren) by Aaron Elkins

By Aaron Elkins

A museum curator travels to Italy and appears right into a homicide during this “fresh, humorous [and] completely relaxing secret” via the writer of the Gideon Oliver sequence (Publishers Weekly).

Mild‑mannered and law‑abiding, Chris Norgren, curator of Renaissance and Baroque paintings on the Seattle paintings Museum, is an not likely undercover investigator, but if a valuable Rubens portrait is stumbled on in a cargo of “authentic reproductions” in an area warehouse, Chris is pressed into carrier to determine the way it received there. the search leads him to the medieval urban of Bologna, one in all his favourite areas, yet all too quickly what could have been a welcome Italian interlude becomes a extraordinary trip into shady paintings international doings and murderous secrets and techniques . . .

Show description

Read or Download A Glancing Light (Chris Norgren) PDF

Best thrillers & suspense books

Download e-book for iPad: In Cold Daylight by Pauline Rowson

United kingdom fire-fighters are death lengthy after they have reached the protection of chilly sunlight from the burning darkness of a blaze. Why? Marine artist Adam Greene is left to determine whilst his ally, hearth fighter Jack Bartholomew, is killed in a hearth. was once it an coincidence or arson? Adam attends the funeral able to mourn whilst one other funeral intrudes upon his options, and one he has attempted very tough to omit for the final fifteen years.

Read e-book online The Prodigal Daughter PDF

With a will of metal, Polish immigrant Florentyna Rosnovski is certainly Abel's daughter. She stocks along with her father a love of the USA, his beliefs, and his dream for the long run. yet she desires extra to be the 1st lady president. Golden boy Richard Kane was once born right into a lifetime of luxurious. The scion of a banking rich person he's profitable, good-looking, and decided to carve his personal direction within the world-and to construct a destiny with the girl he loves.

Download PDF by Attila Bartis: Tranquility

Tranquility is a dwelling seismograph of the interior quakes and ruptures of a mom and son trapped inside an Oedipal nightmare amidst the suffocating totalitarian include of Communist Hungary. Andor Weér, a thirty-six-year-old author, lives in a cramped residence together with his shut-in mom, Rebeka, who used to be one of the such a lot celebrated level actresses in Budapest.

Additional resources for A Glancing Light (Chris Norgren)

Example text

I'll even spring for dinner when we're done. We could be at Mike's warehouse by about 6:10, and I could have you back for the舒" He consulted his watch and pressed some tiny buttons on it. "舒for the舒mm . " When Calvin consults his watch, it is always something of a production. Calvin is the only person I know who actually sends away for those items you see advertised in airline magazines, and that's where his watch came from; a rectangular, sinister, dull-black thing with two faces. A navigator watch, he once explained to me, outfitted with chronograph, dual LCD display, luminous analog dial, and ratcheted safety bezel.

Well, what about it? He deserved it, didn't he? Who knew where the Rubens would be by now if not for him? He'd found it, he'd had the perception to recognize it as something important, and he'd immediately contacted the museum. If Gozzi's insurance company wanted to give him a fraction of the money he'd saved them, what was wrong with that? Nothing at all. It happened all the time. Just what did I think I suspected him of anyway? Bologna la Grassa舒Bologna the Fat舒they called it in the fourteenth century, and Bologna la Grassa they call it still.

It sounds . . sleazy. " "Absolutely not. Far from it. The people you're dealing with aren't crooks. " He put down a stubbornly closed clam he had been unable to pry open and used a paper napkin to wipe butter from sleek, round fingers. "Look, you're going to be in Bologna anyway, right? You're going to see everybody who's anybody. You're bound to hear things. All they want you to do is meet with their people a few times and pass along anything you hear that might be pertinent. That's all. Is that so terrible?

Download PDF sample

A Glancing Light (Chris Norgren) by Aaron Elkins


by Brian
4.3

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 47 votes